Archive for July, 2008

Yuri – Esperanzas

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Yuri is a famous Mexican singer, actress, and TV host. Yuri was born Yuridia Valenzuela Canseco in Veracruz, Mexico on January 6, 1964. Until May 2007, Yuri was the host of Objetivo Fama a talent show produced by Univision/Telefutura that is broadcasted to the United States and Puerto Rico. Univision fired Yuri as the host of the show for unknown reasons, but the show is currently being pointed as a fraud. Yuri is presently the host of the Televisa series Noche de estrellas.

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Brujeria – La Ley De Plomo

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Brujeria is a Mexican rock/death metal band whose name comes from a Spanish word meaning witchcraft. Their Satanic, narcotic, and masked attitude have been their green-card to success, although they have recently performed live at locations across the United States and Latin America. The have been nominated at the Latin Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album in 2000.

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Rolando Villazón – Júrame

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Emilio Rolando Villazón Mauleón was born on February 22, 1972, in Mexico City and is a Mexican tenor. He is currently in international demand as an opera singer, and also maintains an active recording career. He has recorded four solo CDs with Virgin Classics and is additionally featured, along with Patrizia Ciofi and Topi Lehtipuu, on the CD recording of Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda by Claudio Monteverdi, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm.

For the rest of the 2007 season Mr Villazón has cancelled all his performances, including his debut recital at the Carnegie Hall and Roméo et Juliette at the Metropolitan Opera, due to health problems.

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Paquita La Del Barrio – Pierdeme El Respeto

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Paquita la del Barrio is the stage name of Francisca Viveros Barradas, a Mexican singer of rancheras and other Mexican styles. She was born in Alto Lucero, Veracruz in 1947 and started her career in Ciudad de México in 1970. In her songs she takes a stance against Mexico’s sexist male culture, which has made her popular especially with female audiences.

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